Freiburg Colloquium: Keevallik – Transmitting experience

Keevallik will be presenting an invited talk at the Freiburg Colloquium on Transferring embodied knowledge, Feb. 2019. Transmitting experience of body movements through voice One of the biggest challenges in instructing other bodies is conveying how performing a skill should be felt from “the inside” of the body. Verbal devices often fall short, even though …

NORDISCO 2018: Keevallik – Emergent syntax

Keevallik presented a plenary talk at NORDISCO 2018. Emergent syntax in the embodied world Language is but one resource of sense-making and action formation. As interacting human beings we cannot merely rely on our earlier experiences of lexicon and grammar, because this abstracted knowledge does not in itself guarantee mutual understanding here and now. A …